The Surprising Nevada Town That Makes An Excellent Weekend Getaway

It doesn’t take out-of-state visitors long at all to find themselves pleasantly surprised by the hidden gems that Nevada contains. In fact, even lifelong residents are constantly coming across new places to discover and explore. One of these surprising destinations is the little town of Baker. Most famously known as the main gateway to Great Basin National Park, it’s easy to overlook the town itself for Nevada’s beloved national park. However, there is a lot more to this place than meets the eye, and it makes for a wonderful weekend getaway destination. See for yourself!

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now:

Have you taken advantage of this weekend getaway destination yet? What’s your favorite underrated small town in Nevada? Let us know in the comments! For more getaway ideas, check out our list of the 7 Best Weekend Trips In Nevada You Should Take.